LCA Tejas Mk2

Enhanced Payload Capacity: The Tejas Mk2 is expected to have an increased payload capacity, allowing it to carry a wider range of weapons and sensors for various mission profiles, including air-to-air and air-to-ground operations.

 Extended Range: Improved fuel capacity and efficiency are anticipated to extend the operational range of the Tejas Mk2, enhancing its ability to cover larger distances and engage targets at greater distances from base.

Advanced Avionics Suite: The Mk2 variant is likely to feature an advanced avionics suite, including upgraded radar systems, sensors, and communication equipment. This could improve situational awareness and overall mission effectiveness.

 Next-Generation Radar: The Tejas Mk2 may be equipped with a more advanced radar system, potentially an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, providing better target detection, tracking, and electronic warfare capabilities.

Improved Maneuverability: The design and aerodynamics of the Tejas Mk2 are expected to contribute to enhanced maneuverability, making it more agile and capable in dogfight scenarios.

 Upgraded Cockpit and Human-Machine Interface: The cockpit is likely to feature improvements in terms of ergonomics, display systems, and human-machine interface, enhancing the pilot's ability to operate the aircraft efficiently.

Multirole Capabilities: Building on the multirole capabilities of the Tejas platform, the Mk2 variant is expected to have versatility in performing different roles, including air superiority, ground attack, and maritime strike.

In-Flight Refueling Capability: The Tejas Mk2 may feature in-flight refueling capability, allowing it to extend its mission endurance and operate more effectively in distant or prolonged missions.

Increased Stealth Features: While not a full-fledged stealth aircraft, the Tejas Mk2 could incorporate certain stealth features to reduce its radar cross-section and enhance survivability in contested environments.

Modern Materials and Manufacturing Techniques: The Mk2 variant may incorporate modern composite materials and manufacturing techniques, contributing to weight reduction, structural integrity, and overall performance.